investiture

DEFINITIONS OF: investiture

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n the ceremonial act of clothing someone in the insignia of an office; the formal promotion of a person to an office or rank

Synonyms:
investment
Type of:
promotion
act of raising in rank or position

n the ceremony of installing a new monarch

Synonyms:
coronation, enthronement, enthronisation, enthronization
Type of:
induction, initiation, installation
a formal entry into an organization or position or office
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